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Good News Headlines 9/28/2022

Buses in the Worcester area will remain free for at least another nine months after a Worcester Regional Transit Authority advisory board unanimously voted Thursday to continue its fare-free policy.

Good News Headlines 6/1/2022

It would have been easy for Eric Ste Marie to mistake the bobbing brown head in the Detroit River to be a muskrat, but curiosity drove him to chase it. It turns out, it was the first “straight-up river otter” to be seen in the Detroit River in over 100 years.

10 Stories That Gave Readers Hope In 2021

Looking back at the year’s top 10 most popular stories, it’s clear that you, dear readers, were hungry for hopeful stories. We’re inspired by your willingness to learn—about transformative justice, the roots of modern food movements, and the possibility of an ecological civilization.

Good News Headlines 11/24/2021

Union workers for equipment manufacturer John Deere voted to approve a new contract on Wednesday, ending a strike sustained by over 10,000 workers at 14 locations for nearly five weeks.

Good News Headlines 9/29/2021

Vaccinated people are not as likely to spread the coronavirus as the unvaccinated. Even in the United States, where more than half of the population is fully vaccinated, the unvaccinated are responsible for the overwhelming majority of transmission.

Good News Headlines 7/14/2021

India has invented ‘flying solar panels,’ which are being suspended above irrigation canals to cut down on the evaporation of precious water droplets by providing shade from the sun’s evaporating heat.

Good News Headlines 6/23/2021

For an unborn child, spina bifida, a birth defect in which the spinal cord fails to develop or close properly, is a devastating diagnosis. Until recently, doctors were unable to attempt to correct the condition until after the baby was born.